tv KRON 4 News at 630pm KRON February 13, 2020 6:30pm-7:01pm PST
>>the strike is looming at safeway which could impact some 15,000 workers at stores across the bay area and beyond 95% of the union membership have now voted to approve the strike is it comes to that as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now the workers say they want higher pay and more hours. >>are paid on average from abt 9.50 to $22 an hour depending on seniority and what job they perform the for contract negotiations broke down the union rejected an offer of a $1.50 more per hour on average. >>brian pike is a meat cutter and says he and his co-workers ve earned or raise more than a buck 50. he says well ey offered a buck 50 over 3 years and we're already 18 months out of the contract. so but 50's on enough lucky 2.25 for meat cutters and $2 for the
check or so they don't they won even match or competitors. the union says workers want and need more hours to it says some 80% of positions are part-time. >>and wle that may suit students and other younger workers needs me more opportunities for full-time work. while the full time employees get 40 hours part-time employees are guarantee only 24 hours so as you can tell. >>at a wage that isn't that decent you can survive on 24 hours a week. workers local 5 represents l some 15,000 workers across most of the bay area in a statement safeway which is owned by albertson said safeway remains committed to bargaining in good faith with the union to reach an agreement that will provide a pension for their retirement while allowing our company to ay competitive. the statement did not address specific union demands about wages or hours in san
francisco, safely clerks belong to a different union and will reportedly be voting on a new contract soon the time local 5 tells me that it is planning what it described as a series of escalating actions such as informational picketing beginning as soon as next week. >>in morgan hill rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >>tonight police have released to this picture of the man arrested yesterday r hitting 2 men with 2 men and a muni bus with his car it happened in san francisco's mission district last night 62 ear-old stephen kernan was booked for running a red light and 2 counts of not stopping for an accident that resulted in injury those 2 victims are in the hospital tonight wi life threatening injues, a 3rd victim was treated by paramedics at the scene. the crash happened at the corner of 23th and mission streets the driver of a previous made a righ turn slammed into a minibus a muni bus pinning one pedestrian who was in the crosswalk the car then drove on the curb and hit 2 other
pedestrians who had gotten off a bus down the street. the driver left the scene but then did come back and was detained police say the driver may have been impaired they're now looking through surveillance video from nearby businesses and found that muni bus pg e is now the target of a new ad from senator bernie sanders in the new campaign video. >>sanders calls out pg and e for repeatedly sparking deadly fires and uses it to argue for his version of a green new deal. the ad shows sanders survey homes and people and as people criticize pg and e including a woman o lives in only filed for bankruptcy to limit its payments to wildfire victims.sanders ad comes just a few weeks before the california democratic primary. around the bay area's we ta about our 4 zone forecast there is no rain in sight now lawrence standing by it is going to get cooler want to
change we've had guys boy these temperatures really coming down across the board almost like a summer's day with the fog outside right now really stable atmosphere and that's what you have to have to get the low clouds. >>and the fog out there and that's what we're seeing right now and we see throughout the bay tonight and into tomorrow morning as well temperatures today come in way down look at san francisco only a high of 53 just a couple of days ago they were in the 70's, 58 degrees in oakland, 61 in san jose 60 degrees and look more in concord and the cool 56 in santa rosa, just the other day that actually touched 80 degrees. so what a change in the weather is that sea breeze starts to kick in really cool down the temperatures and everybody cool down because he's much as 16 degrees cooler in santa rosa today all around the bay area these the highs today memory of those 70's out there be a longgone today with the sea breeze and it's going to stay we're going to keep the numbers down a bit so tomorrow. yeah cool along the coastline 50's there you'll find some 60's inside the bay, maybe mid 60's and some warr spots will be a little breezy at times on valentine's day with a mix of
sunshine d some clouds more winds late this weekend. in national news now attorney general william barr to the public swipe at president donald trump today saying the president's tweets about the justice department prosecutors and cases. >>quote make it impossible for me to do my job barr made the comment during an interview just days after the justice department overruled its own prosecutors barr has also agreed to testify before the house judiciary committee that's coming up in march. panel chairman jerry nadler and others on the committee say they will ask barr about at least 3 main issues. they are overruling prosecutors on the roger stone sentencing the arrangement for rudy giuliani to give information on ukraine and the recalled nomination of jessie lu who was in charge of the us attorney's office in washington. according to adler these developments raise grave questions about barr's leadership. a hearing between the attorney general and the judiciary committee is typical and it should happen every
year butarr has not testified before the committee since he was confirmed as attorney general last year. presidential candidate michael bloomberg might not be at the top of the polls, but he is rising to the top of president trump's attack list. >>it seems the president is increasingly concerned about his old associates run for president and the democrat is fighting back brian todd has more on the history between these 2 men. >>look he's a lightweight the way they talk about each other now you'd think it's an anal is for like but back in new york back in the day a different dynamic and i have to say you have en a great american now you really have understand >>that was in october 2013 become the new york city mayor michael bloomberg and donald trump lavished praise on other way after trump helped bloomberg convert a trash dump in the bronx into high and call for it does anybody that does change the city is donald
trump really is an amazing thing and this is another part of a donald. thank you >>analysts say that partnership actually could have been the genesis of their falling out because in a 2016 interview with wolf blitzer, trump took all the credit for the project i took it over got knocked up in one year now to tremendous success. >>michael asked me if i get involved in a bloomberg thought that was an exaggeration is former aides thought that was an exaggeration. >>and it sort of split between >>but before then donald trump and michael bloomberg appeared to get along or at least found each other useful. trump backed bloomberg's effort to run for a 3rd term as new york's yor. they golf together. bloomberg appeared on trump's nbc show the apprentice and their daughters appeared in an hbo documentary called born rich, but analysts say in the real world of new york business and philanthropy better in that world, it was bloomberg who was the star and it was trump who was the one. >>there was always looking for with billion. while trump
ranked 200 75th with 3.1 billion. >>they both in their businesses after themselves. they're both very wealthy people. a bloomberg came from a more working class background and donald trump of course hair a lot of money from his father to run right his business is a lot going for a ride down nasty and also personal world their battleto calm i think in a head to head battle. >>mike bloomberg and donald trump will be nastier than anything we've seen in politics perhaps in a 100 years, kennedy's these are 2
people who are not afraid to fight and they're not afraid to fight in a very personal way. >>analysts say one reason trump might fear. bloomberg is that the former new york mayor has the financial resources to make a serious run for the white house bloomberg could spend millions on a attacking trump california's primary is super tuesday march 3rd along with a number of other states. >>you are black history month series by introducing you to a california olympian. story of taxi parks isn't just a few minutes plus prosecutors in the harvey weinstei
huge tax breaks for the rich, while the middle-class continues to struggle. that's what happens when billionaires are able to control the political system. our campaign is funded byhe workingeoe of this country, and those are the people that i will represent. no more tax brea for billionaires. we are going to guarantee health care to all people and create u to 20 miion good
>>the prosecution in the harvey weinstein case is set to give its closing arguments tomorrow at's after the defense wrapped up its case today in a manhattan supreme court weinstein's defense attorney says the evidence to convict her client just is not there. she says the witnesses who accuse him of assault encounters with hiand chose to get inlved with weinstein 4 other women testified that weinstein raped them. the jury is set to begin deliberations on tuesday. weinstein is charged with 5 counts including rape and assault. i recall martin washington. the president says he wants to work prescription drug prices across the country. >>and he's backing is getting growing up in la, bad air forced us indoors.
and now we he to deal with this. climate change is an emergency. that's why i wrote the nation's most progressive climate law. and that's why i'm endorsing tom steyer. because when big oil tried to stop our cle air laws, he led us to victory. same with the keystone pipeline. when tom says we can save the world and do it together believe him. i'm tom stey and i approve this message.
>>republican senator chuck grassley from iowa is hoping to get some help to move his prescription drug bill through the senate the president says he's in favor of the plan, but a number of grassley is republican colleagues are holding out and drug companies are complaining that the bill will hurt them recall martin talked with the senator today about what he says will help control the high costs of prescription drugs. >>in a bill on my desk i will
sign it into law immediately. >>after president trump's apparent endorsement of his plan to lower prescption drug prices i hope there' overall iowa, senator chuck grassley is optimistic. he can swing enough votes to pass long-awaited reforms this is the only bipartisan bill they can pass congress for ashley says his plan ll lower out of pocket costs for medicare seniors and limit drug price increases to inflation rate saving the taxpayers money. >>seems me every conservative ought to be fo that but senate republican leader mitch mcconnell says some republicans aren't sold. >>during price controls and grassley's bill could slow innovation of lifesaving drugs. >>yeah we're going to be talking about we can all. pull together and get a not prepared to predict monday. the white house budget director russell vought tried to walk back the president's endorsement to say continues and high levels of support for the broad outlines of what
senator grassley is trying to do not necessarily specific eorsement of the that bill president is not willing nearly to be strong enough to take on the drug industry. >>and neither is congress frankly, ohio democrat senator sherrod brown saysto win over democrat. >>the plan should allow the government to negotiate drug prices likethe house plan, but the white house doesn't support that in washington recall martin. happening tomorrow, a new outdoor terrace and observation deck is opening at san francisco international airport, it's located before the security terminal and terminal 2. >>and it's free and open to the public and sounds like a place we all want to go right check it out earlier today on kron on we talked to sfo spokesperson, doug, a cool. >>this is at least 25 years in the making because that's about how long it's been since sfo had an outdoor terrace available for the public to enjoy and if you think about it we've really kind of come through an evolution in terms of airportsecurity obviously post 9.11 the timing simply would not have been right but we've got a good set of
measures in place now that allow us to do something like this and yet still maintain our security posture. so we've got 10 and a half foot high glass walls that keep the area outside safe. we've got a screening process and really we're focused on trade items e kind of things you should never bring to an airport in the first place what's different about this compared to going through a normal tsa checkpoint is you can bring food and beverages so you can brg a picnic lunch if you wanted to lawyer on the sky tears, it's free and is open to anybody you don't even need to be traveling in order to enjoy this piece. those back a lot of the people that work at sfo grew up around the airport and remember a timwhen as a family they can go out and watch airplanes and so we're really trying to bring that back. >>this interview first ran on our news service app kron on make sure to download the app to watch bay areanews streaming 24 7. >>we continue to celebrate black history month by shining a spotlight on some of the people breaking barriers today
and tonight and olympic gold medalist on the central valley who is on a mission to change lives. anthony iley reports. >>from an early age, it was clear that makes the parks never met a race he didn't think he could win as i get out run all of my. >>neighborsnd my rothers and i felt that i was pretty quiet. >>parks who moved to california from arkansas in the 5th grade recalls his early days in the neighborhood that we use to raise all the time. >>and we ha the technology and the thing that the young people today have to we have to be an bennett. >>innovation on those neighborhoods sidewalks lead to skills on the track for parts of washington union high school. it was with the panthers of parks will get his first taste success. landg several trips to the state championships he recalls seeing the 1960 olympics want to go to the olympics. >>i wanted do something that would be recognized and mining could go down in history. >>parks nt on to attend fresno city college then earned a full ride holarship
to use the la in 1976, he got his shot to run as part of the 4 by 4 relay team in montreal parks took full advantage of it finishing first and winning a gold medal he probably needs need second place 3 seconds. >>all the success. parks ner forgot wornell started he's just a special man because he's so humble and uh he's so gracious with his time jeffrey, this is the athletic director and washing you know, he loves kids he loves helping. giving bk and so he's a kind of person that obviously would love to have come back you're watching it for recalls the encouraging but real messages of parks would deliver to the athletes about his success we asked parks to share a few wi us. >>it takes discipline, you have to take criticismfrom your peers, you have to separate himself from your peers in many cases, the nation on top of this anything. set their minds to come. how to be world and to
share. and be accountable. to someone other than them so the school took notice and 5 years ago honor parks by naming a track meet after him. he was later named to the inaugural class of the school's wall of famebe by your high >>and the mmunity. >>i knew at that type >>the recognition recalls getting a visit from city councilman oliver baines in 2017 that's when he learned the ty was naming the community center and i think i liked. it hurt me off my >>d i'm so honored that the city of fresno and the parks and recreation. then that they could martin meehan that manner. >>honored for the privilege but aware of the importance of its purpose too. >>use future to use the
platform and a safe haven a place to come. >>it's good for him that was anthony bailey reporting make sure to tune in on saturday night february 22th at 9.30 i will be hosting our hidden history special celebrating black history. >>astros speak out about their sign stling scandal rk and jason will set you up for bay area sports night with their take on the tem's reaction. >>really cool down around the bay area today what about valentine's day better growing up in a family that struggl economically powerfully influenced my values. bernie sanrs he's fighting to raise wages. and guarantee health care for all. now, our country is at a turni point. hard working people, betrayed by trump, struggling to survive. in this moment,eople, we need a fighter. bernieanders. we know he'll fight for us as president because he always has.
>>a lot to talk about an sports worlds and yes mark arbiter jason do must join us now from the set of bay area sports night hey guys low the area getting ready for bay area sports night 7 o'clock on the kron on app spring training is underway and jason want plenty of time to talk some giants and a's, but the story of the day right now the houston astros rerting to camp and addressing the sign stealing scandal that has rocked the sport fishing some apologies today, what stood out to you most listening to the remarks. >>i mean what i got from everything after a hearing all the players comments pgm comments the. owner's comments was they're sorry, they got caught and and honestly what i got is that they do it again
they could get a world series out it was completely worth it now where you think at's right or wrong that's a whole different topic but. i just felt the sense that they were like you know what we want a world series out of ts we want to tell you sorry because we have to down it was worth react that death in bethel came up. yeah analyzing the apology aft looking to you can hear the words coming out, but you have to really analyze the sincerity involved in all that so i have a lot of fun talking about all of that and more bay area sports night. >>7 o'clock on the kron on app store back to you having justin, thanks so mch guys we'll see you at 7 o former 49 ers quarterck colin kaepernick is writing a memoir the book will be published through his own publhing company kapnick publishing the audio version of the currently untitd book will be released later this year. >>in 2016 cap and it took a knee during the national anthem and dozens of players initially joined him. he was protesting social injustice. his action created a national
debate and he has been out of a job with the nfl for the last 3 years in his book caerty says that he will write about that experience at what prompted his social actiism. >>valentine's day tomorrow. we got that cool air moving in and it's coming in again another cold front diving into the ste but fallen apart. now we're going to see much in the way of rain from that one effect tonight if you're headed out the door partly cloudy skies. the fog is moving back onshore again. valentine's day what a day it's going to be a love and well grab somebody warming keep them close in is going to be cool 50's and 60's out there a little bit when mike first became mayor,
there were place where black and brown chilen hadn't received an education for 30 years. mike said, "those are the kids i want to give an opportunity". increased teacher's salaries. he increased the graduation rates by 40%. he made schools safer all over this country. children aren't getting a quality education. mike is going to fight for all the children. i saw him do it in the largest school system in america. he's going to do the same thing in this country. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.